SSB Constable Recruitment 2021: Online Bharti, Notification, Salary, Eligibility

SSB Constable Recruitment 2021

SSB Constable Recruitment 2021: The online recruitment for Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) 2021 is done by the examination, which is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)

The exam dates for SSB Constable Recruitment 2021 is not yet released by the Ministry of Home Affairs. Candidates who are willing for the recruitment of Head Constable post can fill SSB Online Application form 2021

Candidates can also check the official website for the Upcoming SSB Notification.

This examination held annually, at a national level under the supervision of Central Armed Police Force (CAPF). Sashastra Seema Bal comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs and the recruitment process is managed by UPSC.

Hence, Sashastra Seema Bal is currently managing the security of Indo-Bhutan and Indo-Nepal borders.

In this article, we are going to cover the topic related to SSB Exam Dates 2021, SSB Constable Salary, SSB Eligibility Criteria 2021, SSB Online Recruitment 2021 for Constable, Tradesman, SI, and ASI Job posts.

The Notification for the post of SSB Constable is not released by the ministry. it is expected that the recruitment process will begin from September 2021. The official notification is going to release on the official website which is Candidates can start filling online application form from September 2021 and the form filling process closes in October 2021.

Organisation Notification
Conducting Body Union Public Service Commission
Post SSB Head Constable
Number of Vacancies Not Declared
Job Location Anywhere in India

SSB Constable Tradesman Recruitment 2021: Exam Dates

Important Dates for SSB Head Constable recruitment 2021 are as follows.

SSB Constable 2021

Exam Date


Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

Post Name

Head Constable

Advisement Date

September 2021

SSB Constable Online Application Date

September 2021

Last Date of Application

October 2021

SSB Constable Exam Date 2021

December 2021

Official Website

SSB Head Constable Salary Structure:

The Salary of Head Constable has increased after the 7th pay commission. As a result, the salary given by SSB for the service, becomes the primary reason for aspirants to meet the job profile and join the forces.

The salary for Assistant Commandant in SSB after 7th pay commission is mentioned below:



Head Constable

Rs 21,700 – Rs 69,100

You can also checkout the list of services having similar salaries as good as SSB:

  1. CRPF – Rs.40000-60000 (depending upon the post)
  2. ITBP – Rs.52000 (approx.)
  3. BSF – Rs.52000 (approx.)
  4. IPS – Rs.56000-225000 (depending upon the post)

SSB Constable Syllabus 2021:

Recruitment in the CAPF has involved multiple steps. The recruitment is done by these above-mentioned steps.

Written Exam – It is the first step in recruitment. It involves a 2 hours examination, which is subcategorised, which is mentioned along with the syllabus.

  • Paper 1 contains General ability and intelligence test, this whole paper is an objective type (MCQs). The syllabus is mentioned below.
  • Paper 2 contains General Studies, Essay writing and comprehension. Therefore, you will be given one topic to write your Essay at a particular time.
SSB Exam Pattern SSB Syllabus
Paper I: General Ability/ Intelligence (objective) Indian History
Indian and World Geography
General science
Indian Economy and Politics
Logical Reasoning
Quantitative Aptitude
Numerical Ability
Data Interpretation
Paper-II: General Studies, Essay and Comprehension Long and narrative essay ( Paper I syllabus for essay)

Paper A: Essay Questions

Paper B:

Comprehension, Precis writing and

Communication/language skills

SSB Constable Post 2021: Eligibility Criteria

As mentioned by UPSC one must fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria of SSB, to apply for the Post.

  1. Age Limit: Candidate must be between 20 years and 25 years of age. There is an age relaxation of up to 5 years for SC/ST candidates and age relaxation of up to 3 years for OBC candidates.
  2. Educational Qualifications: Candidate must be a graduate from any Government University or Deemed to be University.
  3. Sex: Both male and female candidate can apply.
  4. Nationality: Candidate should be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan.

Candidate must also fulfil the physical standards to apply for SSB, which may vary according to sex.

The SSB physical standards are mentioned below.

SSB Physical Standards Men Women
Height 165 157
Chest 81
Weight 50 kg (As per Height) 46 kg (As per Height)

SSB Recruitment 2021: Physical Efficiency Test

In the physical Efficiency test, the main focus is to test, whether the particular applicant is fulfiling the criteria. If the applicant fulfils all these criteria, finally he/she will be shortlisted for the personality test (Interview).

The selection aims at body strengths of the people. Therefore, they can able to sustain difficult training, which will be given to all the selected candidates further.

The minimum criteria for the selection procedure are mentioned below. 

SSB Physical Eligibility Male Female
100 meters race In 16 seconds In 18 seconds
800 meters race In 3 minutes 45 seconds In 4 minutes 45 seconds
Long Jump 4.5 meter
Shot Put 3 meter (3 chances) 3 meter (3 chances)


The interview is one of the most important parts of the SSB exam. It’s very necessary for you to clearly state your thoughts to the interviewers.

As a result, you need to focus on brightening your communication skills and body language. Some candidates are blessed with such skills.

Some require practice to become excellent communicators of their ideas. Candidates with no communication skills can contact those who have already appeared in the Civil Services Examinations, to get useful suggestions from them.

Because this portion of the Civil Services Examination is not designed to judge someone’s expertise on a subject.

However, a candidate must speak from the heart or answer all questions honestly.

There is a common misconception among the candidates that if they lie about their hobby just to get through the interview, it will never help them.

Interviewers are not just to ask questions, but to evaluate a candidate’s personality and ability to evaluate whether a ‘no’ is a ‘no’, it cannot be changed to a ‘yes’ and vice versa.

Candidates can also check CDS Exam 2021

SSB Recruitment 2021: Apply Online

The application process for CAPF recruitment begins once the notification is out through the official website. Candidates can follow the steps given below to apply for UPSC CAPF exam:

  1. Candidates can visit the official site
  2. Only one application is accepted per candidate. So, avoid filling in multiple application forms
  3. The exam centre needs to be selected carefully as no changes can be made once the form is submitted.
  4. The final step is the payment of fees.

SSB Constable Application Fee:

Category CAPF Application Fees
General/OBC Rs.200/-
SC/ST/ Female Exempted

SSB Constable Recruitment 2021: Preparation Tips

Preparation of the SSB examination in 2021 is not an easy task. Due to this vast course, it is divided into several parts.

Considering these below-mentioned books for preparation might be beneficial for you.

As these books cover all the necessary topics, that helps you to perform well in the exam.

Preparation Books for SSB Exam 2021
Geography of India by Majid Hussain – Check Price
Introduction to the Constitution of India by D.D Basu Check Price
Science and Technology in India by Ravi P Agrahari Check Price
Economic and Political Weekly Check Price
NCERT Class XI & XII for Geography and Economics Check Price

Comment Below if any query came into your mind related to SSB Constable Recruitment 2021, we will try to answer you within 24 hours

If you find the information in this post useful, please share it with your friends and colleagues on Facebook, Whatsapp, Twitter, and LinkedIn!

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to Top
Share via
Copy link
Powered by Social Snap